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like the energy behind the anti- apartheid movement when i was a student. we were all involved because we saw the injustice of it. there is an injustice in continuing to invest in fossil fuel companies that are part of the problem. my foundation has joined with an institute of the declaration of, justice. --, justice. climate justice. there's no point in going to the arctic and looking for new fossil reserves. >> i just gave the commencement address at hamsher college, which is one of the centers of this issue of divestment. , now president of hamsher college? >> yes, i know him and i am aware he is organizing a conference next year on the divestment issue. i think it is great for somebody who is so knowledgeable as he is is prepared to take a certain amount of political flak. it is not easy as the president of the college to stand up and i think he is aware he has to give that leadership and he is. >> you are active in the divestment movement against apartheid south africa in ireland. maybe came ofoday age when it was nelson mandela that was president of south africa may not understan
of changes. >> rose: who is the america's energy projection going to change the global economy? >> well, it could mean two things. first of all, it could mean that the american manufacturing will come back. it will be a great cost advantage to american manufacturers to have such a low cost source of energy here. >> rose: yes. >> that will boost the american economy. but it might lead to some instability, at the geopolitical level because it should mean america is less interested in what happens in the middle east as what happened before and the syrian debate shows that. >> rose: and one interesting thing about that is, it has been expressed by prince or at fay e piece in the wall street your honor is whether saudi arabia and the countries, the emirates, have the -- believe their relationship with america is changing and that they are viewed differently, and they trust the american powerless. >> i think in economic terms, the biggest impact is likely to be as philip says to what degree the lower cost of energy here gives a competitive advantage, particularly energy intensive manufacturi
strong and energy efficient basement. the system is pretty resistant to moisture, but we added a peel and stick membrane to the outside walls, and covered that with a dimpled drain board to really seal the deal against moisture. then for the garage floor and the front entry, we had a couple sets of precast hollow-core structural panels laid in on top of the icf walls to support traffic above and create some useable living space below. in the meantime, our framing sub was assembling all the interior and exterior walls at their indoor production facility. that includes all the framing members and the wall sheathing. it's all planned out on a computer to a 16th of an inch, and each part is carefully numbered. once the house is ready, they bring out a crane, and lift the walls into position one by one. matching up the numbers on the walls with the numbers on the plan. so each floor goes together pretty quickly, as they move their way up to the roof. the same crew handled that for us, and it wasn't long before mike sharratt's roofscape was taking shape, including the cool half circle eff
a deadlock over their nuclear program. they met in vienna. officials from the international atomic energy agency. they discussed a long blocked investigation into iranian nuclear activities. >> iran presented a new proposal on practical measures as a constructive contribution to strengthen cooperation and dialogue with a view to future resolution of all outstanding issues. >> the negotiators discussed a possible visit to a facility near the iranian capital tehran. inspectors expect engineers are developing nuclear weapons at the parchin military complex. >> i believe with the submission of this new proposal by iran, we have been able to open a new chapter of cooperation. the ultimate goal would be resolution of all remaining issues. >> the negotiators refused to provide details of the proposal. they'll meet again in two weeks in tehran. >>> members of a u.n. team studying human rights in north korea say they've heard testimony outlining gross violations. told a u.n. committee about evidence of systemic and serious abuse. more than 200 witnesses have testified in hearings since march. incl
, musicals that are generating a lot of energy. plays, somewhat more. >> there's 12 plays. and there's only six musicals. so, each play costs less to put on than any musical. so the investments are waiting for the spring, partly because they need the big houses, which are not free. >> right. well, the play that everyone's talking about and that scott rudin, the producer, seems, michael, to have made totally critic-proof, is "betrayal," with daniel craig and rachel weisz, and a third person that no one's ever heard of before. i think the advances are going to hit like $14 million before it opens. does it matter even if it's good or bad? >> it's critic-proof, and the premium tickets are $423. you have to mortgage your house to get a good seat. and the thing is, no one's talked about rachel weisz. she happens to be an oscar winner, you know, she has a pretty good career going on. but it's all about daniel craig. and it's actually very brave of him to play a part where she's cheating with the other guy we don't know the name of. it's also brave of all three of them -- >> haskins: they're marrie
up a cozy retreat. it's a sun porch that's lacking a little bit in both design and energy efficiency. so it's out with the old sliding doors, and in with the new. out with the old ceiling texture and fan, and in with the, you get the idea. and it should be fun because we will be working with some old friends. so there will be some tips and tricks, and a ton of personality. you never know what could happen. hopefully you can stick around. come on boy. ♪ >> man. what we need is some elbow grease. >> yeah, you can... are you kidding me? >> gmc. proud to lend a helping hand to hometime. ♪ >>miriam: well we'll get started on the sunroom in a bit, but a lot of you might recognize jojo, she was with the show early on and you're back! >>jojo: i'm back, yes, that was back in the days when i didn't use readers. >>miriam: so what do you think? do you miss the glamour of the show? >>jojo: glamour. i know you know what the glamour is. the glamour is working in dusty conditions where there's no restrooms, or running water, or 100° temperatures or sometimes below zero. >>miriam: exactly
. they are meeting with officials from the international atomic energy agency for the first time since iranian president hassan rouhani took office in august. international inspectors have been trying for years to get into a facility on the outskirts of tehran. they suspect engineers have been trying to develop nuclear weapons at the parchin military complex. the iaea chief met with iran's deputy foreign minister and abbas hinted to reporters that he made a new proposal during that meeting. members of rouhani's government have said repeatedly they'll be more transparent about their nuclear program. the top diplomats from the european union and japan agreed to cooperate over the issue. catherine ashton serves as the chair for representatives of iran and since world powers. she met in tokyo with the japanese foreign minister, kishida, who said japanese officials will take advantage of their relations with iranians and urged them to take concrete steps forward. >>> international inspectors in charge of disposing of syria's chemical weapons expect to finish one task soon. a senior official with th
u.s. energy department researchers are working on technologies to contain contaminated water and they might be of help. they agreed to beef up technical cooperation in five fields. >> translator: we have many obstacles to overcome at fukushima daiichi such as the decommissioning and removal of used fuel rods. we're encouraged to be able to work together. >> tepco is still working on ways to identify exactly where radioactive water is leaking from and to keep track of the movement of contaminated ground water. >>> japanese are reaching out to people in another country that suffered a nuclear catastrophe. they are joining hands with ukrainians to help them in their struggle to recover. nhk world has the story. >> reporter: this is the number for reactor of the nuclear power plant. in 1986, the reactor was blown apart triggering a radioactive disaster that still continues. 27 years have passed, but radiation levels are still high around the plant. the ukrainian government is constructing a new dome-like structure to cap off the aging reactor. many people remain unable to return
for the region but for the flow of energy, the trade patterns the alliances that, you know, for years, for decades to come. >> yeah, i agree with robin. it is the -- the region is potentially, anyway, it is cracking up, i mean if you look at al qaeda in iraq and syria, i mean it is basically a joint operation, but you have essentially from the iranians border all the way, you know, through iraq through syria to lebanon the sunni shy a conflict broadening and see these countries breaking up, think a, if you throw the white house into this, i think president obama he came into office in 2009, wanted -- wanting to get out of the middle east, you know, forever and ever, and -- >> rose: wash his hands of the place. >> he was, he wanted to get out of iraq, which he did, and we are in the process of getting out of afghanistan but i think -- i think -- i think his desire, at least as we can divine it, is he wished he didn't have to deal with the middle east. he would like to pivot to asia, that is where the economies are growing and he would like to walk away from the middle east and what we
in this country, renewable energy. and it was categorically ignored. yet the 90 tea party members in the house can shut down the government? >> well, you know, the desire of the progressive movement is for the democrats to act more like a party, to act more like a movement. and there are enough democrats in both houses of the congress to do that, but they need to be more disciplined. and also we need to realize that change doesn't happen from inside washington. it happens from the grassroots and then changes washington. >> but peter -- >> in congress. >> almost every other guest on this show says the same thing you did, that it takes time, it takes patience -- and it has to come starting with roosevelt, from the grassroots up. but we all know there's been great progress in this country on some cultural issues, particularly on gay marriage and equality for gays, but not much movement on the very issues that the people you describe are agitating about out there, environmental issues, income equality, racial justice, gun control, women's rights. something's not working. >> there is enormous amount of
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. telecom, education, tax reform, political reform and energy reform. they say not even the best bullfighter does it with five bulls at a time. >> rose: no bullfighter could do that. >> two is a lot. one is enough. >> rose: suppose trade. speak to me about trade, mexico trade, u.s. mexico and trade. >> it's huge. you see that's why the border with the u.s. is so important for mexico and the u.s. there's much more going on than this drug thing. >> rose: exactly. >> $400 billion in trade a year. i mean it's human. people said well mexico's going to take all these drugs. you know, lots of companies have invested in mexico from the u.s. to mexico and from mexico to the u.s. and basically what's happening now that the location of mexico, the same zone as america has given as much advantages as china. you have your outsourcing in mexico like in china and india. it's the same time zone. you can fly from new york to mexico city under four hours. >> rose: is china or the united states mexico's largest trading partner. >> u.s. by par. >> rose: who is second? i don't mean to put you on the spot.
with concrete to create a really strong and energy efficient basement. the system is pretty resistant to moisture, but we added a peel and stick membrane to the outside walls, and covered that with a dimpled drain board to really seal the deal against moisture. then for the garage floor and the front entry, we had a couple sets of precast hollow-core structural panels laid in on top of the icf walls to support traffic above and create some useable living space below. in the meantime, our framing sub was assembling all the interior and exterior walls at their indoor production facility. that includes all the framing members and the wall sheathing. it's all planned out on a computer to a 16th of an inch, and each part is carefully numbered. once the house is ready, they bring out a crane, and lift the walls into position one by one. matching up the numbers on the walls with the numbers on the plan. so each floor goes together pretty quickly, as they move their way up to the roof. the same crew handled that for us, and it wasn't long before mike sharratt's roofscape was taking shape, i
we are there because it is going to take at that lot of energy to pretend you are somewhere you are not so accept it, you know, be on board, and said to roger federer, i think pressure is a privilege and. >> rose: i believe that too. >> when tiger came looking what did he say to you? >> he called me. he got my number from sean o'hare and he called me and i think i told him that i would call him right back because i was putting my son to sleep. and that is not true. >> rose:. >> he had been sleeping i just needed a minute because i always had been a huge fan of tiger, and will always be, so i aked to like just take a second, i wasn't -- i wasn't like totally out of my mind, but i needed to just kind of gather myself a little bit. because it is a huge honor. and then we just, you know, talked about, you know -- >> rose: but he was aware of what you had done for other players that had attracted him to you? >> he said that, yes. and to be honest with you charlie, you know, tiger this year was, you know, player of the year, won the money list, won the scoring title, won five times, t
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